Darkle Darling

Posted by on Oct 23, 2015 in Desserts | 4 comments

 

These Pumpkin-Chocolate Brownies had no time to chill—as suggested by Southern Living; they did, however, make it plated to a family Sunday dinner, à la mode to boot.  Genuine Halloween party colors and make-ahead portable features--make this a potential fall favorite.

 

 

Two casts of characters appear:

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Be prepared to acknowledge this is a marriage of separate batters and requires two bowls and extra love.  Setting out everything in advance (mise en place) makes for a more ordered bake-off. I skip the double boiler and melt the chocolates with the butter in the microwave; 30 seconds zaps until nearly melted.  Make sure you don’t over wave it 🙁 Prepare the pan;

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then combine separate batters per the recipe link.

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First the brownie layer goes over the parchment paper.

(Remember to reserve 1/2 cup brownie batter).

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Then carefully smooth the pumpkin on top.

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After that, think of it as a crafting project-- performing magic with a skewer, no less.

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Baked to a glorious swirl; cool completely and chill for easier slicing,

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The subtle spice and sweet texture of custard-like pumpkin is  enchantingly suspended over a macho chocolate brownie; replete with a lilting marbleized finale.

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hmmm... chantilly cream or à la mode?

4 Comments

  1. 10-23-2015

    Yummy, yummy! Can’t wait to make them..Decadent but worth it!!
    Thank you!

  2. 10-23-2015

    Wow! I can just taste them now [I wish!] I must try this glorious recipe of your’s very soon…num, num!

  3. 10-23-2015

    Peggy. . . I can’t seem to find the actual recipe for these Pumpkin-Chocolate Brownies…Please help!

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